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to look at it any further. >> reporter: and other cities may face the same problems as they roll out their pension reform. it comes up for discussion tomorrow. i have to say, remember this is one of the hottest, if not the hottest, button issue in california. and when i called the mayor council members to get their take on it. only one called back. and all he wanted to say, i'm going to wait until i hear it out and i'm not making a comment now. so it is still a very hot issue. in antioch, phil matier, back to you. >>> san jose is asking for help in chosing the next police chief. there is meeting going on as we speak. but len ramirez learned that the city may have narrowed the field to a handful of front- runners. >> reporter: any time there is a job as important as the chief of police comes open, a lot of names come out. all of the names unofficial as the nationwide search begins. >> the fact that affective january 31st of next year i'll be retiring as chief. >> the surprise announcement after two years of chief of police comes at a critical time in san jose. crime is up and morale i
they get. >> you know it. mark sayre, thank you. >>> now, in oakland, the city is handing out sandbags and plastic sheets to people and businesses ahead of our wet weather. those folks can pick up supplies at the city's municipal service center or a fire station. and it's the same deal in concord where people can pick up as many as 25 sandbags to keep the rainwater at bay. those bags and the sand are free. you can get them at the city's corporation yard on gasoline alley. track the storm anytime with our live high-def doppler radar on our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> it's the season for bad weather and that means delays at bay area airports. as frequent flyers know, sfo is notorious for falling behind schedule. but there is a new plan to keep things moving. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is here to tell us about a new landing pattern. >> reporter: much like air traffic controllers can look down at the screen and see all the planes over the airport, this new technology gps to be implemented at sfo will be enable the pilot in the sky to see each other at any time and that's going to make
. that was the question before the san francisco board of supervisors as they voted on a public nudity ban in the city. joe vazquez is in san francisco with new rules on covering up. >> reporter: new rule, no nudity. it was a close vote. 6-5 here at the botched board this afternoon. after the vote there was an uproar at city hall. >> expression of nudity is beautiful. the body is beautiful! >> nudist began to strip and shouting in protest, sheriff's deputies had to cover them in blanketed and removed them from the chambers. several were screaming for the removal of supervisor scott weiner to sponsored the legislation. it will ban public nudity citywide with the exception of some celebrations like the folsom street fair. supervisor weiner says the legislation was needed because his constituents have been complaining about a group of men walking around the castro buck naked. i met with one of those minute this afternoon. rusty mills, nudist, says walking around without clothes is his right. he says it would change the fabric of san francisco to force people to wear fabric. >> it's part of an overall --
francisco. a manhole cover has blown off the city street. flames were seen shooting out of the manhole at 11th and howard streets and traffic in the year is being restricted right now. it's not known what has caused this blast. a pg&e crew is now on scene. first reports about a pedestrian injured turned out to be the result of a car crash which happened two blocks away at the exact same time. >>> the line belongs to a different retail chain but i'm going to use it anyway, attention walmart shoppers. you may want to prepare for a different kind of line this black friday. a picket line. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on the wage war that could shake up some shopping plans. ann. >>> reporter: it's not clear what we'll see at walmart across the bay area over the next couple of days. there are going to be some labor actions but they seem to be disorganized and they don't actually always include walmart employees. [ chanting ] >>> reporter: these are not walmart workers. they are child care advocates who took the extraordinary step of marching into this oakland walmart to protest the way the compa
. >> reporter: the first person in line at this union city best buy camped out here since tuesday morning. >> tuesday. >> reporter: so you haven't showered since tuesday? >> yeah. so that's why i'm going home today. >> reporter: okay. maybe the line may not smell as pleasant but the december -- but the deals are unbeatable. these die-hard shoppers estimate they will save on average about $400 each person. >> it's about having fun. it's not about the items. we're having fun out here. >> reporter: these shoppers say this is their thanksgiving tradition and in some cases the same people line up next to each other year after year. >> we don't even know them. we met them last year but it's like tradition, our family now. >> reporter: some strangers even form teams to play baseball, soccer or football in the parking lot to burn time. so don't tell these folks they are crazy. they say they just celebrate thanksgiving differently. best buy doesn't open until midnight. the line at this emeryville store stretches around the corner. and some folks actually came up to the folks first in line offering
-up plaza. >> our deal with the city of walnut creek was to close the gap, financial. financial gap. so that's why they brought the pop-ups here. >> reporter: to close the budget gap while helping unique small businesses get a foothold downtown. >> this gives them a chance on a short-term basis a few weeks or a couple of months to try it out and not have to pay high rent and see how it works with the customers. >> reporter: so far, customers seem to like it. >> it allows people who have crafts to come out here and gives me something to look at. >> reporter: terry has been thinking about opening a store in walnut creek for her danville chocolate company. the pop-up plaza gives her a chance to try out the market. >> it's a lot quicker. we were able to put this up in about two days versus a store of several months because we do a kitful on kitchen. we cook and make all the chocolate in the store. that's about a six-month lead time. >> reporter: victoria cross also sees opportunities. >> definitely to make some money, definitely to get our name out there and who knows. you might see us down here
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